By Moms for Moms

Ladies and ladies, another great post from contributing editor ALI BERLIN and By Moms for Moms (a service, especially for moms, bringing fun, food, fashion, and more) ! Take it away, Ali!

 

Jocelyn and Jodi.

Jocelyn and Jodi, the ladies of By Moms for Moms.

By Moms For Moms, envisioned and established by TriBeCa moms Jodi Zeitoun and Jocelyn Yap, is a business aiming to support women in having fun, enjoying their lives and each other—outside of their responsibilities as mothers. They offer events and experiences for New York moms in order to expose their network to information, services, products and deals while promoting local businesses and community.  This summer they also held events in the Hamptons, and they plan to continue expanding as the word spreads.

A woman at an event.

A woman at an event.

Jodi is a natural connector and is passionate about spreading the word when she loves something or someone.  A typical habit for her is emailing 200 friends to rave about services and products she loves!  Jocelyn is a natural business woman. She was president of a luxury fashion brand (Issey Miyake USA) and now owns her own consulting company working with other fashion brands to develop their business. Both ladies are very clear that their own happiness is a critical element to their success.

An event.

An event.

A NYC mom.

A NYC mom.

Not only do they want to grow their base of subscribers, but they genuinely *want* to introduce vendors to a larger audience.  In doing so they support their vendors and give the other moms deals that they can’t find elsewhere.  Jodi and Jocelyn know that their audience is full of smart shoppers, so they’re not just recycling deals you can find everywhere.  These are unique experiences, products and services specifically curated for their audience.

Unique women!

Unique women!

They target things for moms that are interesting but are not specifically about having or caring for a child.  Events may be related to children (such as a “How to Talk with Your Kids about Sex” lecture held in May, or a back to school trunk show for kids clothes), but this is not just about being a better mom. Jodi and Jocelyn want to support women in being fulfilled, well-rounded humans with meaningful and hip interests and access to each other and their city. And to just have fun!

Trunk show kids clothes.

Trunk show kids clothes.

Trunk show teen's clothes.

Trunk show teen’s clothes.

 Upcoming events:

* Girl Rising at Tribeca Screening Room, exclusively for By Moms For Moms on October 9th.

Girl Rising– a groundbreaking film, directed by Academy Award Nominee Richard Robbins, which tells the stories of 9 extraordinary girls from 9 countries, written by 9 celebrated writers and narrated by 9 reknowned actresses.  Girl Rising showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Tickets will be on sale soon and all proceeds will go to benefit 10×10 Organization.

* Trunk Show September 24-25….Fall Clothing for Moms and Kids…

Designers participating will be confirmed this week….so far ESP1 and Sole Candy for kids, Objects Without Meaning, VPLAraks and Jewelry by Matt for Moms

* Adult Spanish and Mandarin Language Classes Exclusively for By Moms For Moms, starts September 29th and October 1st

TriBeCa language

TriBeCa language

Located in the heart of downtown Manhattan, Tribeca Language’s interactive classes and colorful classrooms provide a welcoming and dynamic learning environment for children and adults alike. In all of the classes– private, semi-private, and small group– they utilize the QTalk Method, which pairs uniquely designed visual cues with every element of language. After 10 classes,  adult students are completely conversational and on the road to total fluency!

* Mandarin Classes starting September 30th (9/30, 10/7, 10/21, 10/28, and 11/4) from 12:15-1:25pm
5 Lessons included and limited to 5 students By Moms For Moms Price: $180 (normally $250)

* Spanish Classes starting October 1st (10/1, 10/8, 10/22, 10/29, and 11/5) from 12:15-1:25pm
5 Lessons included  and limited to 5 students
By Moms For Moms Price: $180 (normally $250)

* Exclusive Flower Arranging Class October 1st (85 Franklin Street, 7:30-9:30pm)

Flower arrangements.

Flower arrangements.

Sip wine and enjoy delicious cheeses while Élan Flowers owner Sarah Corrigan teaches you the art of flower arranging. You will make your own arrangement and get to bring it home along with a new pair of shearing scissors. Class is Limited…so sign up soon! Class is $150 (value is $300)

* Jay Ackerman Photography is Giving By Moms For Moms an Exclusive Deal in the Hamptons and NYC.

Daytime Shoot fee  $275 (normally $450) , Early Evening Shoot fee (6pm) -$350 (normally $650), One 16×20 custom print $225 (normally $450)

A Jay Ackerman family shot.

A Jay Ackerman family shot.

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? Sign up here and join in the fun! Not just for MOTHERS but for any ladies looking for a community, classes, and deals!

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Have a happy week!

Ali Berlin, Josie Girl Blog Contributing Editor

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